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Candice and Jessica pose with a small green frog plushie
Posted on April 9, 2024

People Behind The Events You Love is an occasional series highlighting the work we do to make events happen. In this story, Candice Benjes-Small, Head of Research, and Jessica Ramey, Instruction and Research Librarian, discuss the Leap Day Frog Hunt on February 29, 2024.

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Nov 2022

  • mountains by the ocean
    Posted on November 30, 2022
    William & Mary Libraries and the Dean of Arts & Sciences are pleased to provide funding to cover the registration costs for up to 5 faculty and graduate students interested in attending the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, June 5-9 (on-site at University of Victoria) and June  12-16, 2023 (online).
  • Posted on November 30, 2022
    The Provost's Office and William & Mary Libraries invite you to a Writers’ Retreat in Swem Library.  The purpose of the retreat is to give you uninterrupted time to work on a specific writing project, complete research, edit a manuscript or prepare a grant proposal.  The retreat will provide quiet space in Swem, along with food, beverages and (perhaps most importantly) STRUCTURE.
  • Posted on November 28, 2022
    Take a minute each day during final exams to recharge with these activities at Swem! All events will take place in the first-floor lobby area unless otherwise noted.
  • The Beggar Boys Thanksgiving, F.G. Weller No. 339, Littleton New Hampshire
    Posted on November 16, 2022
    Although National Thanksgivings were periodically proclaimed from Colonial times in America, Thanksgiving as a Holiday was not formally adopted until Abraham Lincoln declared a day of Thanksgiving in 1863.
  • Posted on November 2, 2022
    In this post, we introduce the newest member of the Special Collections staff, Afua Ferdnance!    
  • Posted on November 2, 2022
    In this post, we introduce the newest member of our digital services team!  

Oct 2022

  • "The Pumpkin Effigy"
    Posted on October 28, 2022
    Pumpkins are squash plants native to Americas and did not make an appearance in Europe until the early 1500’s.
  • Posted on October 17, 2022
    Swem Library has carved out a space on our second floor for a comics/graphic novel collection! Located in the nook at the front of the building, this collection contains approximately 500 titles, although new ones will be added regularly.
  • Posted on October 12, 2022
    In this post, we introduce W&M Libraries' new Development Associate, Daneen Resnick! Name Daneen Resnick Title Development Associate
  • Posted on October 11, 2022
    Say hello to our newest institutional access citation management tool available to William & Mary faculty, staff and students – Zotero! Zotero is an open access citation management tool – which means it has always been free to use, however, starting now, William & Mary Libraries is funding institutional access to Zotero’s cloud storage.